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A true crime film about a crew of retired crooks who pull off a major heist in London's jewelry district. What starts off as their last criminal hurrah quickly turns into a brutal nightmare due to greed. Based on infamous true events.

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James Marsh

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Joe Penhall (screenplay), Mark Seal (magazine article)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Michael Caine ... Brian Reader
Michael Gambon ... Billy the Fish Lincoln
Charlie Cox ... Basil
Ray Winstone ... Danny Jones
Jim Broadbent ... Terry Perkins
Francesca Annis ... Lynne Reader
Tom Courtenay ... John Kenny Collins
Paul Whitehouse ... Carl Wood
Kellie Shirley ... Terri Robinson
Keely Cat Wells ... Ballerina
Martha Howe-Douglas ... Lip Reader
Bernardo Santos ... Police Officer
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Karl Farrer ... Guest at Funeral Wake
Jeanette Maskell Jeanette Maskell ... Person at train station
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Based on infamous true events, a famous thief, Brian Reader (Sir Michael Caine), pulls together a band of misfit criminals to plot the biggest bank heist in British history. The thieves manage to escape with allegedly over £200 million worth of stolen jewels and money. When police are called to the scene and the investigation starts, the cracks between the eccentric gang members begin to show as they row over how to share the goods and become increasingly distrustful of each other. Written by Saban Films

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The unbelievable true story of the Hatton Garden heist. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for language throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Over the Hill Mob See more »

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Trivia

The scene where Ray Winston hires a replacement hydraulic jack and talks about Basil having a posh accent as he is probably from West London, was shot at Machine Mart on Heath Road, Twickenham, in South West London See more »

Goofs

Charlie is seen taking trips to and from Kent on HS1. In one shot the train changes from high speed overhead operation to third rail slower main line operation, then immediately afterwards changes back to HS1 track. See more »

Quotes

Brian Reader: I'll have you for chunks!
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Connections

References Quadrophenia (1979) See more »

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Great cast, but passable at best.
27 September 2018 | by sbweightmanSee all my reviews

A passable and down to earth presentation of the true story of the Hatton Garden Heist with a cast of big names, but little else. Although it shows the thieves as doddering old fools, it also shows them as bitter and greedy career criminals and as such, you can't really root for them, especially when they devolve into squabbling. There's a good sequence as it shows the effort put in to successfully carry out the robbery, but the whole thing lacks drama, and the police investigation in the second half has no personality to it.


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